Forty-five years before Oprah…
Before Oprah went to South Africa to open a girls’ school with a beauty parlor,
While a beauty salon may be an unorthodox addition to the traditional educational experience, it is in keeping with the Oprah gospel of empowerment through self-love.
a group of Americans founded in 1961 the first multi-racial private college in Kenya, which is now co-ed, Strathmore University. Next week I’ll be interviewing my friend Tom Pyle, director of the Strathmore University Foundation.
While Strathmore doesn’t have a beauty parlor on campus, it has been training scholars, women and men, for leadership positions for decades.
“Unprotected” is a hard slap at the sexual free-for-all that prevails on American campuses and throughout American life. The author, revealed since publication as Dr. Miriam Grossman, a psychiatrist at the student health service at UCLA, was hesitant to put her name on this book. The orthodoxy within the academic world is a strict one, and those who transgress often pay with their jobs. Let’s hope for her sake, but particularly for her patients’ well being, that she is not punished for her heterodox views.
It boggles the mind to read that a physician with her qualifications fears for her job for telling the truth.
Mary Katherine looks at the right deficit
Via Darleen, Congress is going to be about the children:
Talking about the longest running big lie
First, the murders of Noel and Moore (and the Belgian diplomat who was murdered in the incident) were performed in the most brutal possible manner. The victims were raked with machine gun fire starting from the feet and going up to the head in order to inflict the maximum amount of suffering. Second, the Fatah paymaster who cut the checks for all such operations (including the Black September operation at the Munich Olympics in 1972) was Mahmoud Abbas, Yasser Arafat’s right-hand man, the current Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority.